1029 Mushrooms and Fungi

I mentioned in a prior post that I became fascinated by the variety of mushrooms and fungi in the forest and started to take photos of them. He’s a collection of those photos. They are presented chronologically. Some of the mushrooms were starting to die. These...

1027 Bristol, VT

The featured image here is from Sept 5th. Day 1 on the journey. Feels like many, many lifetimes ago… Today, October 27th, is a lazy day… Rest and recuperation. Starting to organize the food left over. Organizing gear into that to return to my Hiking box and that...

1026 Completion of Long Trail and Bristol, VT

Sherman wakes up in the middle of the night, crawls out from under the quilt and goes to the shelter opening. He sits and lets out a very quiet guttural growl. I turn on my headlamp and shine it out into the woods. About 100 feet away, behind a bush, I see a form...

1025 Seth Warner Shelter

I wake at 6. The alarm is set for 6:30 so I get up. Sherman goes to the door. We walk around the grounds. He empties. We go back inside. He to sleep. Me to pack. I make coffee in the supplied coffeemaker and reload the pack. Done by 7. Our ride is due around 7:30. I...

1024 Williamstown, MA

Spent the day getting ready to complete the Long Trail. – Found a motel near the trail end that allows dogs and will let me leave the van there for 2 days. Made a reservation for this evening. – Found a Trail Angel who will pick us up tomorrow morning at...